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Burnishing the Images of Murderers and Other Fine Folks

Need to burnish up your tarnished public image?  Been having nasty purges, raucous raping of women, blowing toes off small children and kittens – in other words, you gotta ‘improve’ your public facade.  Gotta project something you never were and never will be ….. pronto, as they say.

Apparently, these are the folks to do just that as we learned on Rachel Maddow’s show this evening.  As Rachel pointed out, it’s not about addressing “the real problem” but how it’s presented, how it’s perceived. Continue reading